Police Blotter


August 21, 2006|By RICHARD IRWIN

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore and Baltimore County.



Hit-and-run -- Police were seeking the driver of a black sport utility vehicle that struck a 14-year-old girl Saturday night near City Hall, seriously injuring her and killing her dog. Police said the girl, whose name was not released, was walking the dog south in the 100 block of Guilford Ave. about 11 p.m. when she was struck by the vehicle heading west on Fayette Street near City Hall. The driver turned the SUV south onto Guilford, then east on Baltimore Street. Police said the girl suffered a broken pelvis and was in good condition in the pediatric intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The vehicle was described as having tinted windows, black spoked wheels, and a white skull with glowing red eyes attached to a trailer hitch. Anyone with information about the vehicle was urged to call the district at 410-396-2411.

Shooting -- A 25-year-old man was walking in the 300 block of W. North Ave. about 4 p.m. Saturday when he was approached by a gunman, turned to flee and was shot in the hip. He was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.


Shootings -- Two women, ages 33 and 18, were walking in the 2900 block of Greenmount Ave. about 7:15 p.m. Saturday when they heard gunshots and began to flee. One was wounded in the left ankle and the other in the left foot. They were treated at Union Memorial Hospital. It was not known whether they were the intended targets of the unknown gunman.

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Burglary/arrest -- A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday at his home in the 4400 block of Forge Road and charged with breaking into Americare Ambulance in the 9700 block of Belair Road a few hours earlier, damaging the interior of two ambulances and stealing a stethoscope. Police said the arrest followed the recovery of personal property left behind by the intruder that included his address. Charged with trespassing, burglary and destruction of property was Nicholas Florian. The ambulances sustained at least $300 in damage.

Armed robbery -- Two men, one with a revolver, entered the BP station in the 9300 block of Harford Road about 4:15 p.m. Saturday and forced the attendant to give them an undisclosed sum from the cash register. The men also robbed the employee of his cell phone, keys and 2005 Toyota Camry with tags MZM 815, in which they fled.

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